2017 flanagan, mariah camille (2017) the religioscape of museums: understanding modern interactions with ancient ritual spacesundergraduate thesis, university of pittsburgh 2016 deemer, susanna (2016) between capitulation and overt action: an ethnographic case study of the chinese american student. The research question, hypothesis, or objective should be narrowly focused and ask “why,” “how,” or “what” about an issue of significance to anthropology do not present a vast research topic as the object of investigation instead, develop answerable questions (or testable hypotheses) in the context of the larger research. Stuck for a topic how about acid house economics, bathing with a stranger, or the metaphysics of unicorns like everyone else in my year, i spent several months staring at the ceiling, trying to come up with a topic for my dissertation it's not easy you need to subject: anthropology and cultural studies. The general topic of the dissertation may be on any suitable subject within social anthropology provided that its content does not overlap with that presented in any paper being offered for examination in other words it should address arguments and materials in addition to those drawn on for the written examinations. Because of the diverse nature of biological anthropological research conducted by our faculty, students are exposed to a wide range of field- and laboratory- based techniques and research questions thus, graduate-level dissertation research can be either field-based, laboratory-based, or a combination of the two recent.
The breadth of dissertations produced by economics doctoral students at the new school for social research speaks to the range of scholarship and diversity of interests among the department's graduates 2016 steven bollon generalized and weight constrained mean-variance efficient portfolio selection for the us. Abstract [each year, the guide to departments of anthropology, issued by the american anthropological association, lists the titles and authors of dissertations submitted in connection with phd degrees awarded during each academic year we have gone through the most recent (1981-82) issue of the guide searching for. Dissertations in biological anthropology need to look both backward into history and forward into the future of research possibilities your first challenge when choosing a topic will be to find one. If you want to know how to compose a great topic for an anthropology phd paper, be sure to read the following manual that can certainly help you out.
A dissertation of 10,000 words (excluding bibliography, appendices, etc, but including footnotes) is a required element of all ma anthropology degrees the topic of the dissertation is left to students to decide according to their interests and subject to the agreement of the relevant programme convenor the dissertation. It is important to start your thinking about the dissertation with a question rather than simply a topic heading the question sets out what you hope to learn about the topic this question, together with your approach, will guide and structure the choice of data to be collected and analysed some research questions focus your.
Industrial sociology dissertation topics industrial sociology can be defined as the study of behaviours and motivations of employees in a work environment most descriptions in this area of sociology are anthropological in nature, as if an external observer is commenting the social environment in the office some topics are. Finding the right topic for an anthropology thesis is not easy look through this list of potential titles to come up with the best idea for your paper. The doctoral dissertation research improvement grants (ddrig) program (see solicitation 15-556) supports doctoral dissertation research by anthropology they should be clear about the question or questions that the research is addressing how the research design will address those questions what information or. An inquiry into the question of cultural stability in polynesia schmidt, erich f time-relations of prehistoric pottery types in southern arizona 1929 bunzel, ruth l the pueblo potter a study of creative imagination in primitive art durlach, theresa mayer the relationship systems of the tlingit, haida and tsimshian.
Dissertation titles oum-hani alaoui migratory trajectories: moroccan borderlands and translocal imaginaries begona aretxaga (1960-2002) a topography of dignity: gendered politics and transformative symbols in northern ireland ruth behar the presence of the past: a historical ethnography of a leonese. All students are required to write a dissertation of not more than 15,000 words in their final year on either an archaeological or anthropological topic dissertation titles & topics 2016-17 application/pdf dissertation topics 201617pdf (2386 kib) dissertation titles & topics 2015-16 application/pdf dissertation topics.